Blake Jackson, AIA is the US Northeast Sustainability Design Leader for Stantec Architecture & Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts. His work focuses on the nexus between sustainability, wellness, and resiliency, serving as a company-wide resource for projects, particularly those seeking third-party certification/s. He has 17+ years’ experience in planning, retail, hospitality, labs, healthcare, commercial, higher-education, workplace and multifamily projects. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Kennesaw State University and his Master of Architecture in Sustainable Environmental Design from the AA Graduate School in London. Blake is a prolific author, speaker and educator, and he recently served as the Vice President for Advocacy (2016-2018) with the Boston Society of Architects (BSA). In 2015, he was named a national “40 Under 40” built environment professional by Building Design + Construction Magazine. In his spare time, he enjoys distance running, volunteering with animals in need through the MSPCA, and international travel.